Section B5 - From Bruneck/Brunico to Sterzing/Vipiteno
Leaving the medieval town of Bruneck/Brunico behind in the final section of option B in order to see and feel the idyllic green countryside of the Pustertal Valley. Past the ruined fortress of Mühlbacher Klause and the mighty Franzensfeste fortress, the route carries on northwards through the Valle Isarco, past Mittewald-Mezzaselva and the marshlands of Sterzinger Moos. There, where according to legend will-o'-the-wisps once hovered through the air, is where the final section of the of the South Tyrol Cycle Path takes place. Finally, the venerable merchant's town of Sterzing/Vipiteno is reached.
Bruneck/Brunico is a lively town with a range of bars and restaurants and the mood there is cheerful and easy-going. The local landmark mountain is Kronplatz, the best-known ski resort in South Tyrol.
The old merchant town of Sterzing/Vipiteno is the most northerly town in South Tyrol and has an impressive Alpine charm. The Zwölferturm tower, stretching up to the sky in the centre of the town, is its landmark monument and is well known further afield, too.
Section B1 - From Glurns/Glorenza to Meran/MeranoOption B of the South Tyrol Cycle Path starts with the varied section from Glurns/Glorenza to Meran/Merano. Leaving the old town of Glurns/Glorenza in the direction of Lasa, the cycle path leads out of the Venosta Valley, past Lagundo and straight... more
Section B2 - From Meran-Merano to Bozen-BolzanoPast Lana and Schloss Sigmundskron castle, this idyllic section runs to the wonderful Kalterer See lake. After this short stop in sunny Bassa Atesina, the path continues in a relaxed fashion past Laives and Ora, to the capital of Bozen/Bolzano. more
Section B3 - From Bozen/Bolzano to Brixen/BressanoneIn this wonderful section, we leave the province capital of Bozen/Bolzano under the watchful eye of Burg Karneid fortress to then pass by Trostburg fortress at Waidbruck on the way to Klausen/Chiusa. Under the protection of the secular fortress of... more
Section B4 - From Brixen/Bressanone to Bruneck/BrunicoThe penultimate section of option B of the South Tyrol Cycle Path leaves Brixen/Bressanone to lead in the direction of Franzensfeste fortress, past Vahrner See lake. Shortly before the impressive fortress, the route heads east towards the idyllic... more
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